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  1. Athletics designate Sam Fuld for assignment

    Apr 12, 2014, 4:37 PM EDT

    Sam Fuld Getty

    The A’s designated Sam Fuld for assignment with Craig Gentry coming off the disabled list.

  2. 2014 Preview: Oakland Athletics

    Mar 24, 2014, 12:30 PM EDT

    Nate Freiman, Josh Donaldson, Adam Rosales, Jed Lowrie

    Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The Oakland Athletics. The Big Question: Is there life without Jarrod Parker? The A’s rotation has been a strength over…

  3. A’s to place Ryan Cook, Craig Gentry on disabled list

    Mar 23, 2014, 3:01 PM EDT

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    The A’s are making some final Opening Day roster determinations Sunday in camp and announced to reporters that right-hander Ryan Cook and utility outfielder Craig Gentry are going to need season-opening stints on the 15-day disabled list. Cook was slowed this spring by shoulder inflammation but should be ready to join the A’s bullpen when…

  4. Craig Gentry out two weeks with back injury

    Feb 27, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

    Craig Gentry, Leonys Martin

    Craig Gentry, whom the A’s acquired from the Rangers for prospect Michael Choice this offseason, will be out for at least 10 days with a strained lower back. Manager Bob Melvin expressed some optimism that Gentry will have time to be ready for Opening Day, but noted that right now the speedy outfielder “is not…

  5. Rangers, D-Backs involved as market for Shin-Soo Choo reaches “critical stage”

    Dec 9, 2013, 7:17 PM EDT

    Shin-Soo Choo Getty

    With Robinson Cano and Jacoby Ellsbury off the board, Shin-Soo Choo is the biggest name remaining in the free agent market. And it sounds like he could find a new home during this week’s Winter Meetings in Orlando, Florida: Sources: Choo talks appear to be reaching critical stage. #Rangers, at least one other club in.—…

  6. Padres acquire Seth Smith from A’s for Luke Gregerson

    Dec 3, 2013, 4:44 PM EDT

    Seth Smith

    Clearing out their outfield logjam a bit following the deal for Craig Gentry earlier today the A’s have traded Seth Smith to the Padres for reliever Luke Gregerson. Smith put up some big numbers in Colorado early in his career, but hit just .246 with a .738 OPS in 242 games for Oakland during the…

  7. A’s get Craig Gentry from Rangers for Michael Choice

    Dec 3, 2013, 1:44 PM EDT

    Craig Gentry, Leonys Martin

    Not afraid to trade within the division the A’s and Rangers have agreed to a deal that sends 30-year-old center fielder Craig Gentry to Oakland and outfield prospect Michael Choice to Texas, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com. Gentry is incredibly fast and a fantastic defensive center fielder with a .280 batting average and .355…

  8. The Rangers are on the board against the Rays in Game 163

    Sep 30, 2013, 9:20 PM EDT

    Ian Kinsler

    The Rays extended their lead to 3-0 lead on the strength of a two-run homer by Evan Longoria in the top of the third inning, but Rangers are beginning to chip away. Craig Gentry led off the bottom of the third inning with a single and moved over to second base on a ground out…

  9. Rays strike first in Game 163 against Rangers

    Sep 30, 2013, 8:25 PM EDT

    Delmon Young

    It’s do-or-die time for the Rays and Rangers in Game 163. And the Rays have the early advantage. Delmon Young delivered a sacrifice fly in the top of the first inning to give the Rays an early 1-0 lead, but things could have been much worse for the Rangers and their young left-hander Martin Perez.…

  10. The lineups for Game 163 have been posted

    Sep 30, 2013, 5:13 PM EDT

    Nelson Cruz, Gary Pettis

    Rays vs. Rangers for the right to play on. Here are the lineups: RANGERS 2B Ian Kinsler SS Elvis Andrus RF Alex Rios 3B Adrian Beltre C A.J. Pierzynski DH Nelson Cruz 1B Mitch Moreland LF Craig Gentry CF Leonys Martin P Martin Perez Cruz in the lineup will cause some moralists to get the vapors, but maybe they can fan themselves with the CBA…

  11. Nelson Cruz exits game with injury

    Aug 3, 2013, 9:45 PM EDT

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    Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz came up limping after running out a ground out in the eighth inning of this afternoon’s game against the Athletics. Cruz, who went 0-for-4, was replaced by Craig Gentry, who went to center while Leonys Martin took Cruz’s position in right field. The Rangers went on to drop the game 4-2.…

  12. Joakim Soria hopes to begin rehab assignment Thursday

    Jun 17, 2013, 10:31 PM EDT

    Joakim Soria AP

    The Rangers signed reliever Joakim Soria to a two-year, $8 million contract over the winter, but he has yet to throw a pitch for the club because he’s still in recovery mode from the second Tommy John surgery of his career. However, they could finally get some bang for their buck soon. Evan Grant of…

  13. Rangers designate Julio Borbon for assignment

    Apr 9, 2013, 5:17 PM EDT

    Texas Rangers v Seattle Mariners

    Once upon a time Julio Borbon looked like he might be the Rangers’ long-term answer in center field, but he fell behind Leonys Martin and Craig Gentry on the depth chart and today they designated the former first-round pick for assignment. Borbon is still just 27 years old and actually fared pretty well at Triple-A…

  14. Josh Hamilton has miserable return to Texas in Angels’ loss

    Apr 5, 2013, 6:19 PM EDT

    Texas Rangers fans hold signs mocking Los Angeles Angels' Josh Hamilton in Arlington, Texas

    Josh Hamilton had no answer for the boos that rained down in his return to Arlington on Friday; the former AL MVP went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts and a couple of misplays in right field as the Angels lost to the Rangers 3-2. Adrian Beltre hit a game-tying homer for Texas in the seventh, and…

  15. 2013 Preview: Texas Rangers

    Mar 16, 2013, 8:01 PM EDT

    Adrian Beltre

    Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2013 season. Up next: The Texas Rangers. The Big Question: Can the Rangers overcome the loss of Josh Hamilton to free agency? Hamilton was,…

  16. The Rangers are scouting Joba Chamberlain

    Mar 13, 2013, 11:07 AM EDT

    New York Yankees Photo Day

    Geore King of the Post reports: Don Welke, a senior special assistant to Texas general manager Jon Daniels, was at Steinbrenner Field on Monday specifically to watch Chamberlain pitch an inning against St. Louis. Buster Olney adds that Craig Gentry could be an intriguing player to send back to New York if, in fact, the…

  17. Josh Hamilton back in Rangers lineup, blames caffeine and sports drinks for vision problems

    Sep 24, 2012, 4:46 PM EDT

    Josh Hamilton AP

    After missing the past five-and-a-half games with what was initially called a sinus infection and subsequent vision problems Josh Hamilton is back in the Rangers’ lineup tonight against the A’s. However, the diagnosis has changed somewhat. According to Richard Durrett of ESPN Dallas the Rangers “say Hamilton has ocular keratitis, which is blurred vision from…

  18. Video: Nelson Cruz has a WTF moment re: Joe DiMaggio

    Aug 15, 2012, 11:25 AM EDT

    Joe DiMaggio

    Courtesy of the MLB Network, Craig Gentry gives Nelson Cruz a lesson in Joe DiMaggio’s plate discipline and the differences between eras: In other news, the ghost of Joe DiMaggio is just as gobsmacked that Nelson Cruz is making $8 million to hit .268.

  19. Mike Olt makes Rangers debut as first baseman, No. 8 hitter

    Aug 2, 2012, 4:13 PM EDT

    Jean Segura, Mike Olt

    Called up from Double-A late last night, Rangers prospect Mike Olt is making his big-league debut tonight starting at first base and batting eighth. Olt was primarily a third baseman in the minors and projects as a good defender there long term, but the Rangers already have one of the league’s best all-around third basemen…

  20. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 14, 2012, 6:22 AM EDT

    Matt Cain, Buster Posey

    Giants 10, Astros 0: A simply unbelievable night for Matt Cain.  As we noted last night, this was among the best games ever pitched in the history of baseball. Perfection is one thing. Doing it while striking out 14 is dominant perfection.  And don’t try to diminish it by saying “hey, it was the Astros.”…

  21. Nelson Cruz day-to-day with sore right Achilles tendon

    Jun 10, 2012, 2:31 PM EDT

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    Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz made an early exit from Saturday’s loss to the Giants after experiencing soreness in his right Achilles tendon. It’s not thought to be a serious issue, but the 31-year-old slugger is not in the starting lineup for Sunday’s series finale. According to Anthony Andro of FOX Sports Southwest, Cruz believes the discomfort was…

  22. Sean Doolittle debuts, strikes out three in an inning and a third

    Jun 6, 2012, 9:13 AM EDT

    Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics

    Yesterday we noted the improbable rise to the bigs by one Sean Doolittle, the very recently converted slugger who now strikes out guys by the bucketful as a relief pitcher.  He made his major league debut last night for the A’s. And he was good. Doolittle pitched an inning and a third. He threw 21…

  23. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    May 18, 2012, 5:58 AM EDT

    Miami Marlins v Atlanta Braves

    Braves 7, Marlins 0: Brandon Beachy: the best pitcher you haven’t heard of. He shuts out the Marlins on five hits and ups his record to 5-1 with a 1.33 ERA. Giants 7, Cardinals 5: Bad Cardinal defense and a little more offense than usual gave the Giants some runs on a day when Matt…

  24. Leonys Martin out 6-8 weeks following thumb surgery

    May 3, 2012, 2:44 PM EDT

    Leonys Martin, Mike Dayly, Jon Daniels

    Leonys Martin got off to a great start at Triple-A after losing the spring training competition for the Rangers’ center field job, hitting .347 in 23 games, but the 24-year-old prospect will miss 6-8 weeks following surgery to repair a ligament in his left thumb. Martin struggled at Triple-A last season after defecting from Cuba…

  25. Neftali Feliz cleared for first start after simulated game

    Apr 5, 2012, 1:47 PM EDT

    World Series Giants Rangers Baseball

    Neftali Feliz is scheduled to start the Rangers’ fifth game of the season on Tuesday after dealing with spring training shoulder soreness, but in the meantime he threw six innings in a simulated game today. Richard Durrett of ESPN Dallas reports that Feliz faced teammates Craig Gentry and Alberto Gonzalez, among other hitters, and had…

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